小面, , represents a young beautiful woman from the Heian period.
“Ko” means youth and beauty and “Omote” means face. But ko-omote means literally “narrow face”. De ko-omote belongs to the Onna-men
(Women). The mask was very early a part of
the Noh repertoire, mainly because there were a
lot of female characters. Various variations have emerged from this mask. The ko-omote shows a
certain level of sensuality according to the color
and cut of the mask., represents a young
beautiful woman from the Heian period.